The church prayed for Peter while he was in prison, and God sent an angel to rescue him. God wants us to pray together at all times and give our thanks and requests to God. Bible Verse:
Always be joyful and never stop praying. Whatever happens, keep thanking God because of Jesus Christ. This is what God wants you to do. (1 Thessalonians 5:16-18, CEV) Bible Story Reference:
Acts 12:1-17 Objectives
- Hear the story of Peter's imprisonment: the church prayed constantly for him and God sent an angel to free him
- Discover that miracles do not always happen, but that does not make our prayers any less powerful
- Discover that great things happen when the people of God work together and pray together
- Explore how they can participate in the corporate prayers and actions of the church to help change the world for the better
Eight lesson plans allow children to experience the unit theme using art, music, storytelling, video, computer, science, cooking, and games.
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